Suicide and mental illness are real. Let’s talk about it like it is.

Mattea Carberry, Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

Something needs to be said, but I don’t hear anyone saying it. It’s no mystery that suicide and mental illness fall into the category of conversations people are uncomfortable having and tend to shelve for “l...

Staff Editorial – Entitlement is trashy: when littering becomes sinister

January 17, 2020

The new wing of the Winnetka campus is the epitome of minimalism, modern architecture, and airy, tranquil, natural lighting. We have floor to ceiling windows, an art gallery, and modern floating lights outside our library....

Goodbye 2010s, we’ll miss you

Emma Mansour, Opinions Editor

December 20, 2019

I’ve always been a relatively sentimental and nostalgic person, especially when it comes to the year ending. I think we all have a sense of not having done enough, or having wasted a whole year. And with the ending o...

100 years of NT News: The good, the bad, and the future

December 20, 2019

Heading into a new year or a new decade naturally prompts reflection. After a century of student journalism, the New Trier News has a substantial amount of work we can look back on. Thousands of high- quality news, featu...

The difference between rumors and gossip

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

December 20, 2019

We’ve all gossiped at one point or another. Most of us do it daily without even considering it to be gossiping. It’s a form of mass communication that we use to connect with one another. I don’t believe gossiping to be i...

We need to teach boys about consent

December 13, 2019

The #MeToo movement has brought an undeniable increase in accountability for sexual assault perpetrators. Bill Cosby is currently serving a three to ten year sentence for his crimes. Larry Nassar will serve a minim...

No excuse to use N-word

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

The issue of identity is confusing. We spend our whole lives figuring out who we are and what we want for ourselves. Throw race and gender into the mix, and it adds even more layers of complexity to our identity. I’...

100 minutes is not enough time to tackle complex issues

Emma Mansour, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

There are racial issues at New Trier. That isn’t a secret. I think generally, we have a very shallow understanding of the nuances of race and how race exists outside of the walls of our school. The logical thing to ...

Don’t dwell on nostalgia as the 2010s end

Cleo Pool, Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

2019 is coming to an end and with it the 2010 decade is too. Over the past ten years, our lives have changed significantly. Back in 2010 when we were in elementary school, we faced daily challenges like tying our shoes...

What success should really look like

Alex Rubinstein, News Editor

December 13, 2019

At New Trier, we are constantly inundated with messaging that equates success with elite colleges or athletic achievements. Even the surrounding community contributes to this culture. Just drive through Wilmette—streets...